Graphic Design Specialist

Food Allergy Research & EducationinMcLean,VA

Job summary

Food Allergy Education and Research (FARE) is seeking a creative and high-energy marketing professional to lead our efforts to grow FARE's brand and reputation as the world's leading food allergy advocacy organization and largest private source of funding of food allergy research.

The Graphic Design Specialist will deliver creative design and vision for all marketing functions - social media, promotional materials, sales and event collateral and strategy presentations. The ideal person will have a strong interest in graphic design - both printed and digital, as well as have skills in project management with an eye for detail. Essential duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage a library of creative assets and concept new designs to communicate brand narrative
  • Collateral production and distribution in partnership with the development team
  • Creation and production of compelling promotional materials to support FARE recruitment, events and community education initiatives
  • Design impactful strategy presentations for new partnerships and donors
  • Generate templates and creative for social and digital media campaigns based on designated objectives and audiences
  • Explore opportunities to add value to various marketing programs within a very collaborative environment
  • Video editing for social and promotional needs
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities

Required knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Expert in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects)
  • Expert in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint), particularly PowerPoint design
  • Advanced skills in visual design, information architecture, print standards, color theory, and typography
  • Aware of current market trends in both design and content consumption
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and a history of taking initiative
  • Highly detail-oriented
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Self-starter, motivated and proactive
  • Strong verbal communication and customer service skills
  • Ability and desire to work in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in video editing preferred


  • B.A. degree in graphic design, or related field, or equivalent professional experience
  • 2+ years of professional experience in a graphic design related field, with strong emphasis in both print and digital form
  • 2+ years of experience in a position utilizing organizational, project management or administrative skills is a plus

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